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Is it possible to switch off/on guiding marker color in meld easily?

The marker color* which shows the differences in files is really helpful - most of the time. If merging automatically is too hard meld fails but don't recognize it fails. This leads to random marker ...
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meld takes ages to open and fails with org.gtk.vfs.UDisks2VolumeMonitor:: Timeout was reached (g-io-error-quark, 24)

git mergetool opening meld takes ages to open and finally fails with: invoking IsSupported() failed for remote volume monitor with dbus name org.gtk.vfs.UDisks2VolumeMonitor:: Timeout was reached (g-...
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How to invert Meld comparison windows order with git difftool command?

I recently start to use command git difftool --dir-diff as comparison tool with Meld as tool. After runs this command on working tree folder opens a Meld's comparison window without problems but the ...
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git difftool doesn't open meld

I have the below in my .gitconfig. For some reason git difftool doesn't open up meld. It only works with meld. I'm using Ubuntu. How can I fix it so that meld is opened? [diff] tool = meld [...
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How to stage git commits using meld (like git add -p)?

git add -p allows to stage selected parts of working tree changes to the index so that an uncommitted set of changes can be split into multiple commits. Instead of git add -p, I would like to use ...
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Meld background highlighting broken

At some point (which I unfortunately didn't note down precisely, but is reasonable to believe that it was after an apt-get (dist-)upgrade operation) meld's background highlighting stopped being ...
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How to compare databases?

I tried using meld on two dumps from two different databases from the same RDBMS, but it seems that those dumps are not comparable because not being canonical. I tried both pg_dump ... (standard) and ...
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How to find similarities in two text files?

Given two text files, how can I find passages that are alike? I know that I can use Meld or another diff tool to show the differences, but how to do the reverse thing? For example, here are two texts ...
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Meld syntax highlighting feature is disabled

I have installed Meld 1.8.3, which runs fine except that syntax highlight and some other features are disabled. I haven't been able to find out why these options are disabled and how I can enable them....
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Difference between reload and refresh in Meld

Meld has a command for Refresh and for Reload under the View menu. The help contents don't have anything useful in them, and I couldn't find anything on it when I googled it. What is the difference ...
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Modern looking interface for diff/meld type program (Mac OSX)

I'm using Mac OSX, and I was wondering if there was a good program for comparing two text files for differences? I have meld and the interface looks pretty old. It's just a small cosmetic thing, but ...
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diff and patch tool

I'm trying to generate patches for a bunch of files I changed. I'm using Meld which does a great job of diff’ing the files in a nice visual manor, then it allows me to save and generate a patch file ...
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meld on OS X 10.7 doesn't work?

I'm installing meld on Mac OS 10.7 using port. It has downloaded all dependencies and told that everything is ok: Staging meld into destroot Installing meld @1.5.3_0 Activating meld @1.5.3_0 ...
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Installing meld: Cannot import: pygtk

I installed meld in Mac OSX with Homebrew: brew install meld Then, when I run meld . it fails with the following error: Cannot import: pygtk No module named pygtk However, pygtk is already ...
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How do I turn on line numbering in Meld diff viewer?

I can't find the option to enable line numbering. It'd be very helpful!
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How to install Meld with Homebrew on Mac OSX?

To install meld on Mac OSX I try to run: brew install meld but I got the following error: Error: No available formula for meld What is the right way to install meld?
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How to change the syntax highlighting style in Meld

Meld 1.5.1 uses gtksourceview (via pygtksourceview) for its syntax-highlighting, however I'm unable to figure out how to configure it to use a specific style (color scheme/theme) from the ones ...
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How to run Meld (1.5) with python 2.4.3

I would like to run Meld (a diff tool written in python) but it quits with the following error : Meld requires Python 2.5 or higher. Facing restrictive corporate guidelines i have to stick to the ...
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Right click files to meld

I have installed meld in Ubuntu 10.10. Is there any way I can get something like "Select left to compare" and "Compare with" context menu for files that is there in Beyond Compare.
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Use Meld instead of Kompare in KdeSVN

i tried using Meld as external diff in KdeSVN as meld -on - (settings>configure kdesvn>diff&merge) but Meld complains that the usage is wrong: meld: error: no such option: -o Finished Usage: ...
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Directory comparison in Meld but ignoring changes that only involve file timestamp?

I'm using Meld to compare two directories of source code on Ubuntu. However, because all of the files in one of the directories have been 'touched' so that all of their timestamps were updated, Meld ...
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To compare the content of two folders by some app in OS X

I am improving my friend's LaTeX document at folder 1/2, while he is editing the folder 1/1. The initial contents of the folders is the same. How can you meld the two folders to one such that all ...